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+++ 21.09.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: Waldorf Kindergarten in Hawzen, Ethiopia

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In the context of our main topic “school meals”, we introduce you to a school that urgently needs support in order to be able to offer its students a good and nutritious meal during the school day. The Waldorf Kindergarten in the small town of Hawzen in northern Ethiopia was founded in 2006, followed by [...] more

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Tags: schulessen waldorfschule bildung ernährung

+++ 19.09.2018 +++

Project of the month: At Château de la Mhotte

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Since the 1970s, students at Château de la Mothe have been attending l'Ecole de la Mhotte, one of the few French Waldorf schools in the countryside. Some parents moved to the area to be able to send their children to this school and they accept high costs. The teaching staff is highly committed and has [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule frankreich

+++ 21.08.2018 +++

Looking back at WOW-Day 2017

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Thank you for your commitment at the WOW-Day 2017! In 29 countries students organized fundraisings and collected 362.809,19 Euro. The donations support in total 60 Waldorf- and social initiatives around the globe. We have compiled a collection of thank you letters from all over the world here. This years' [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfoneworld

+++ 20.07.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: The Tashi Waldorf School

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In every newsletter, in the context of our main topic “school meals”, we introduce you to a school that urgently needs support in order to be able to offer its students a good and nutritious meal during the school day. Nimaleky Sherpa, principal of the Tashi Waldorf School, explains: "Since the majority of [...] more

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Tags: schulessen waldorfschule ernährung bildung braucht nahrung

+++ 18.07.2018 +++

Hyderabad/India: Waldorf is booming

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Waldorf Education is very popular in India - applications to the seven schools and more than 25 kindergartens are constantly increasing. No wonder. According to the Indian education magazine "Educationworld", both educators and employers state that children must not only acquire knowledge but also life [...] more

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Tags: waldorf indien waldorschule education

+++ 09.07.2018 +++

Drought in South Africa – Water tanks thanks to WOW-Day donations

With their commitment on the global campaign day "WOW-Day", Waldorf students supported two Waldorf institutions in South Africa alone: the Zenzeleni Waldorf School and the Centre for Creative Education in Cape Town. The South African megacity has not had enough rain for three winters. Then, last fall, [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf schule zenzeleni

+++ 02.07.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Bochum: “WOW, what a day!“

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On the big campaign day of all Waldorf schools worldwide, “Waldorf One World Day”, or WOW-Day for short, students from grade one to thirteen take action for a better world by coming up with a special idea to raise money. They donate the money they raised to projects for children and adolescents in need. [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule bochum

+++ 27.06.2018 +++

Sponsor a whole school with small regular amounts

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The Mother School of East Africa - the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi - has from the beginning in 1989 taken on this huge mission of teaching and caring for very poor children coming from underprivileged homes in Kenya such as slums. This is a demanding, long-term commitment requiring the school to secure [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule mbagathi kenia

+++ 25.06.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Stuttgart: Supporting a Waldorf school in Haiti

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Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf educational institutions - this is the idea behind Waldorf One World Day, WOW-Day for short. One day a year, committed people collect donations in various ways and donate them to Waldorf institutions in need. The Silberwald Waldorf School in Stuttgart is taking part in [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf schule haiti

+++ 22.06.2018 +++

Educational Innovation – Escuela Caracol in Guatemala is a model for innovative education

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In April, the Escuela Caracol – a Waldorf School in Guatemala – presented its educational concept at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City. Three teachers of the school gave a presentation in the context of the first seminar for “Educational Innovation“. Their impressions: “Our teachers were [...] more

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Tags: waldorfpädagogik schule innovation

+++ 20.06.2018 +++

São Paolo: teacher training center becomes a university

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The teacher training center in São Paolo has been around for 40 years. Many Brazilian Waldorf teachers are trained here (sometimes also teachers from other Latin American countries). Five years ago, Melanie Guerra and her colleagues started working to establish the conditions for university [...] more

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Tags: lehrerseminar sao paolo waldorfpädagogik

+++ 18.06.2018 +++

It is already beginning! The Waldorf 100 relay race

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The big anniversary will be celebrated in 2019: 100 years of Waldorf Schools. The Federation of Waldorf Schools is planning numerous activities and projects for this special occasion. One of these projects is a relay race, which is supposed to connect as many Waldorf schools as possible. In cooperation [...] more

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Tags: waldorf100 spendenlauf wow-day wow-year

+++ 15.06.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: Call for donations

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Children need nutritious food and when they do not get it at home many schools provide their students with school meals. Waldorf schools in the countries of the global South do not receive state subsidies, as they do in Germany. Often they do not know how to finance the children's school meals. With your [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule schulessen ernährung spendenaufruf

+++ 12.06.2018 +++

Project of the month: Waldorf in the Russian Silicon Valley

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Northwest of Moscow, there is a fairly new city. It was founded in 1958 in an area that had previously been covered by vast forests. The city is consequently dominated by the aesthetics of socialist apartment blocks, wide streets, and research institutes housed in gigantic boxes. Waldorf Education has [...] more

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Tags: projekt des monats waldorfschule russland

+++ 01.06.2018 +++

Moving El Til·ler Waldorf School in Bellaterra

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The El Til·ler Waldorf School in Bellaterra near Barcelona is growing steadily and started establishing a high school two years ago. But, unfortunately, their premises were not suited for running a high school. To gain permission for a high school, they would have needed all rooms available beforehand; [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule spanien el tiller

+++ 30.05.2018 +++

A water pump for Darbari

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Good things come to those who wait. Finally, the water well of the Darbari School has a pump. The little school near the Indian city of Jaisalmer started in 2016. It is a school for the children of the Bhil people. The majority of the Bhil people are malnourished and live in extreme poverty. Although [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule indien darbari

+++ 05.05.2018 +++

“We can continue to build on this foundation.”

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Thanks to the initiative of a handful of people in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and with the support of the International Association of Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) an introductory course for Waldorf Education was held there in April. Stefanie Allon from Switzerland taught [...] more

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Tags: mogolei waldorf

+++ 03.05.2018 +++

WOW-Day: “A great chance to help other people”

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Aimar Zabaleta attends the 12th grade of the Waldorfschule Überlingen on Lake Constance. He comes from Spain originally, but has lived in Germany for more than twelve years. For five years now, Aimar has been active in the worldwide student campaign WOW-Day. A member of the student council, he provides his [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule helfen

+++ 25.06.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Australia: "We are all one global Steiner family!"

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf institutions – that is the idea behind Waldorf One World, WOW-Day for short. For one day, committed people collect donations in many different ways and give the money to Waldorf facilities in need. The Perth Waldorf School is taking part in WOW-Day for the third time [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf schule perth

+++ 23.03.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Moldova

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Moldova’s Waldorf School takes part in WOW-Day for the sixth time already. And that despite the fact that the Waldorf School itself urgently needs support, with their own school building bursting at the seams. The building urgently needs a new story; each year they have more applicants than they can [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule moldawien

+++ 16.03.2018 +++

San José, Costa Rica: New Kindergarten as foundation for a Waldorf school

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„Katú“ means firefly or meeting place in Bribri, language of an indigenous people of Costa Rica. A fitting name for the Waldorf initiative that began to take shape in January with the foundation of a kindergarten. The kindergarten is one of the first Waldorf Kindergartens in Costa Rica and the first [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule waldorfkindergarten costa rica

+++ 13.03.2018 +++

Wahlwies, Germany: WOW-Day becomes Apple Day!

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Equipped with an apron, a spatula, and a basket full of fresh apples, the sixth grade students of “Wahlwies Waldorf School” in Germany were heading off to sell self-fried apple pancakes at the weekly market in Stockach. The little cakes smelled delicious and attracted many hungry and curious visitors to [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule wahlwies

+++ 23.02.2018 +++

Visiting Kenya

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When in last October the presidential elections once again appeared to take a violent turn, we cancelled our trip to Nairobi. Now, in January 2018, we finally got to go. The trip had become necessary because the Rudolf Steiner School at the outskirts of Nairobi mainly depends on donations from Germany. [...] more

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Tags: kenia waldorfschule nairobi

+++ 21.02.2018 +++

Accompanying two schools in Quito, Ecuador

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About one year ago two experienced Waldorf teachers from Israel asked how they could help outside of Israel. This question reached us when I, together with Andreas Schubert, had just come back from a visit to Quito’s Waldorf initiatives. We quickly established a connection between these encounters, which [...] more

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Tags: mentoren mentorenarbeit waldorfschule ecuador

+++ 16.02.2018 +++

Waldorf Kindergarten Education in Lashio, Myanmar

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In the early 2010s, in the Shan region in northeast Myanmar, several people in the vicinity of Buddhist monasteries asked themselves what an education might look like that was in accordance with their way of life. Through the contact with Abhiseree, the principal of a large Waldorf Kindergarten in [...] more

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Tags: waldorfpädagogik waldorfkindergarten myanmar lashio projektdesmonats

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